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Trigonalys Westwood

(Life: Kingdom: Metazoa (animals); Phylum: Arthropoda; Class: Hexapoda; Order: Hymenoptera;  Superfamily: Trigonaloidea; Family: Trigonalidae; Subfamily: Trigonalinae)

Trigonalys Westwood, 1835. Type species: Trigonalys melanoleuca Westwood, 1835

Stygnogonalos Schulz, 1907 (synonymy by Carmean & Kimsey, 1998)

Discenea Enderlein, 1905 (synonymy by Carmean & Kimsey, 1998)

Lycogastrula Strand, 1912 

Stygnogonaloides Strand, 1912

Trigonalys crassiceps (Strand, 1912)

Trigonalys micanticeps (Strand, 1912) 

 

Trigonalys micanticeps nigrotrochanterata (Bischoff, 1951)

Trigonalys natalensis natalensis Kriechbaumer, 1894

 

Trigonalys natalensis lamani Schulz, 1910

Trigonalys natalensis madegassa (Kriechbaumer, 1894) 

Trigonalys species 1
Trigonalys species 2

Distribution

Afrotropical, Neotropical, Oriental (India) and Indo-Australasian (Philippines) regions.

Biology

Reared from an unidentified lepidopteran pupa and a larva of Achaea catacoloides (Noctuidae).

References

Bischoff, H. 1933. Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Trigonaloiden. Mitteilungen aus dem Zoologischen Museum. Berlin 19, 480-496.

Carmean, D. & Kimsey, L. 1998. Phylogenetic revision of the parasitoid wasp family Trigonalidae (Hymenoptera).  Systematic Entomology 23, 35-76.

Enderlein, G. 1905. 7. Einige Bemerkungen zur kenntnis der Trigonaliden. Zoologischer Anzeiger 29, 198-200.

Kriechbaumer, J. 1894. Hymenoptera Ichneumonoidea. Berliner Entomologische Zeitschrift 39, 297-318

Schulz, W.A. 1907. Genera Insectorum. Hymenoptera, Fam. Trigonaloidae (ed. P. Wytsman) 61pp. 24. Desmet-Verteneul, Bruxelles.

Schulz, W.A. 1910. Ein Beitrag zur Kenntnis der Lebensweise, systematik und geohgraphischen Verbreitung der Trigonaloiden. Entomologisk Tidskrift 31, 103-108.

Strand, E. 1912. Zoologische Ergebnisse der Expedn desHerrn G. Tessman nach Sud-Kamerun und Spanisch-Guinea. Trigonalidae. Mitteilungen aus dem Zoologischen Museum. berlin. 6, 127-132.

Weinsten, P. & Austin, A.D. 1991. The host relationships of trigonalyid wasps (Hymenoptera: Trigonalyidae), with a review of their biology and catalogue to world species. Journal of Natural History 25, 399-433.

Westwood, J.O. 1835. Characters of new genera and species of hymenopterous insects. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 3, 51-54.

Credits

Photographs © Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa).


Web author Simon van Noort (Iziko South African Museum)

 

Citation: van Noort, S. 2018. WaspWeb: Hymenoptera of the Afrotropical region. URL: www.waspweb.org (accessed on <day/month/year>).

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